Meet The First Black Deaf Person To Receive The PHD Degree in Canada

Our attention has been drawn to the post of a deaf lady named Jenelle Rouse who has become the first ever black person person to acquire a PHD degree in Canada. She obtained the degree in Applied Linguistics in Education From the prestigious University Of Western Ontario, Canada.

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According to the poster Abigail Danquah, she says that the Achievement is beyond proof of anything possible to break the stigma/sterotype that people think Black Deaf person can’t do anything especially the education.

She proceeded to saying that if the Jenelle can do it then you can do it.

Read what the poster captioned the post;

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“is so proud to witness her work with timeless, hardwork and everything she put her efforts in the study of the doctorate program. I am honored to call my good friend, Dr. Jenelle Rouse, Jenelle R, who is passed the degree of Doctorate of Applied Linguistics In Education today and now She is the First Black Deaf Canadian in whole Canada, 🇨🇦 💕💕💕…

Please congratualation her on success of recieve PHD DEGREE & PLEASE CALL HER Doctor J. Rouse”

After the first post, she reshare the post with another caption, saying;

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“We want to share an important announcement with you, this is a big success story to add the Black Deaf History in Canada, because She is the FIRST BLACK DEAF person to recieve the PhD degree in Canada!!

This is beyond proof of anything possible to break the stigma/sterotype that people think Black Deaf person can’t do anything especially the education.

She can do it then You can do it anything is possible when dream will come true.

DO NOT LET ANYONE TELL YOU that you CAN’T do the goals of what you dream of become in your future!”

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